Excision director Richard Bates Jr’s chat about Suburban Gothic and indie horror…

Excision director Richard Bates Jr's latest film was a hit at the Fantasia Film Festival. We chat about Suburban Gothic and indie horror...

Richard Bates Jr’s second film Suburban Gothic recently premiered at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, and served as a contrast to his first movie, Excision, a one-of-a-kind horror about a disturbed teen’s precarious mental state. Suburban Gothic, meanwhile, trades in most of the blood and gore for humour, while retaining Bates’ quirky characters and dialogue. Bates’ style is unmistakable, and he’s surely on to something with his latest blend of horror and comedy.

I had the opportunity to meet with Bates after the premiere to discuss Suburban Gothic and his upcoming projects. Here’s what he had to tell us.

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